>> republican senator mitch mcconnell today on why democrats should not change the senate rules in order to stop his minority republican party from controlling what happens in the senate. joining us now for the interview is sherrod brown, senator from ohio who just won reelection, even though he got buried in ads run against him. senator brown, congratulations on your reelection. i haven't seen you since. >> thank you, rachel. and i heard you call the race on your show, so thank you. >> ta da! if you are going to be in the senate for another six years now, i have to ask you directly, should the rules in the senate change there on day one in january? >> yeah, absolutely. the same gentleman you just listened to, mitch mcconnell, talked about the dysfunction in the senate. that's what's happened the last four years. he was the same gentleman who said after the 2010 elections that his number one goal was to defeat the president of the united states in the next election.